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    The Dawson Motel

    16 Dawson Street | Cbd, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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    3/09/2017 4/09/2017
    US$110
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    Traveller (37)
    Room & Suite (20)
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good20%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 190 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is a fabulous place to stay, welcoming hosts, spacious room and great location - walking distance to town to check out the restaurants, cafes and museums and cycles to borrow if you are feeling energetic - whats not to like....

    Thank Brigit B
    Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks Bridget for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Dawson Motel. Its great to know your enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back if you are back in New Plymouth. Kind Regards Barb and Lloyd

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The room was exactly like the photos. Very clean, nice and modern. The bed was very comfortable with clean linen. Easy to find, nice and close to town, restaurants and cafes. Would definitely stay againMore

    Thank Karen26travels
    Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your wonderful review on The Dawson Motel. We like to stay true to our guests and ensure they know exactly what they will be getting from the photos we display. We are very lucky to be so close to town and some...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

    Pricewise reasonable, room is huge & amenities are top notch. Very clean I had a very comfortable night, slept like a baby.Very quiet.Place is not too far from center 5 minutes to coastal walkway, reception was friendly & welcoming. Will definitely recommendMore

    Thank susan d
    Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 14 June 2017

    Thank you for your great review on The Dawson Motel, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. We have a brilliant team of cleaners at The Dawson Motel who pride themselves on keeping our rooms to a high quality. Even though...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

    I travel to Taranaki for work on a regular occurrence. Have to book early due to the popularity of this motel. Large, well appointed, clean rooms minutes from downtown New Plymouth. I've stayed at others. This is the best.More

    Thank 23bob
    Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 14 June 2017

    Thank you so much for your lovely review on The Dawson Motel. We are so grateful when one of our regulars takes the time to review The Dawson Motel. We appreciate your on going support. We always strive to make sure every stay is the...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    A very good experience. Reception staff friendly and helpful. Room immaculately clean and comfortable. Unsure as to whether it would be noisy as motel was in the CBD.but heard no noise at all. Extensive choice for breakfast which was delivered to the room at time...More

    Thank Trickydicky795
    Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 25 May 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review on The Dawson Motel. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We do our best to to ensure your stay with us is a great experience. We hope to have you stay with us again Kind...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
    • #1 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in New Plymouth
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Taranaki Region >
    • New Plymouth
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    Traveller (37)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Hotel & Grounds (17)
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms are equally good."
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    "I prefer upstairs and rooms 22-20 not facing the coast/ocean."
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    "Even ground-floor rooms are quiet (one level above ground-floor)."
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    "Seaview is standing at kitchen only, not sitting down in the lounge."
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